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1114 west belmont avenue, chicago, illinois 60657

773 929 1100


Tuesday - Friday 7am – 7pm

Saturday 8am – 7pm 

Sunday 8am – 6pm

Monday closed


Bittersweet is Chicago's premier European-style pastry shop and café, serving extraordinary confections and custom cakes for every occasion.

Founded in 1992 by award-winning pastry chef Judy Contino, Bittersweet offers fine pastry, lunch and desserts in a beautiful, welcoming café.


Afternoon Tea at Bittersweet

Experience the timeless tradition of afternoon tea, now at Bittersweet! Join us for a seating each month featuring a seasonal selection of scones, tea sandwiches, and desserts served alongside Harney & Sons Fine Tea.

Advance tickets are required. Select your desired date to book online or call 773 929 1100.

Happy Halloween

Halloween at Bittersweet is full of spooky treats and sweet surprises!

Pre-order form our selection of custom-designed cakes, hand-decorated cookies, treats and more!

Recent Creations

A glimpse of our unique and delicous treats. See more on our Instagram