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.


Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur

Have a sweet and happy new year with a selection of Bittersweet’s signature desserts, sweet treats and more! Dairy-free items available.

Thank you!

Thank you for being a part of Bittersweet's anniversary celebration!

For 25 years we’ve had the joy of helping you celebrate weddings, birthdays, showers, anniversaries and more!

Thank you so much to everyone who shared their stories for our #BittersweetMemories contest - we were blown away by all the incredible entries!  

Read the winning entry!

Recent Creations

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