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.

Pre-Order for the Holidays!

Place your holiday order online!

Bittersweet's signature desserts are the perfect addition to you holiday table. Choose from traditional classics like our Bûche de Noël or Croquembouche or from our selection of holiday pies, breads, savory soups, decorated cookies and more!

Recent Creations

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