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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.


June Cake of the Month

Rainbow Pride!

Rainbow cake layers, scented with citrus zest, filled with cream cheese frosting and finished with rainbow sprinkles!

Spring Celebrations!

Celebrate the important milestones of spring with a cake from Bittersweet! Choose from our collection cakes or create your own custom design. 

Cubs Season

It's Cubs Season! Pre-order your favorite treats and desserts to celebrate your favorite team. 

Recent Creations

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