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Sweet Tidings

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Holiday Hours


Sunday, December 2 8am - 6pm

pre-order pickups all day

Monday, December 3 closed


Monday, December 24 8am - 7pm

pre-order pickup starts at 10am

no cafe service 

Tuesday, December 25 – Thursday, December 27 - closed

Merry Christmas!

New Year’s Eve

Monday, December 31 8am - 5pm

Tuesday, January 1 closed

Happy New Year!

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.

Recent Creations

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


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.