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.

Order for Easter!

Pre-order the best Easter desserts for a fun and festive springtime celebration

Watch Chef Mindy create our adorable classic lamb cake, a must-have dessert for your Easter table. 

Funny Bunny Carrot Cake

Make this silly rabbit part of your easter tradition!

Celebrate Passover

Have a joyous festival with a selection of Bittersweet’s flourless and dairy-free signature desserts.

Pi Day is 3.14

Celebrate the mathematical magic of pi with PIE! Enjoy a slice (or two) of your favorite pie with your favorite people!

Recent Creations

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