WELCOME to Bittersweet

Chicago's Premier Pastry and Cake Shop

Bittersweet is open for pickup, local delivery and dine-in


October Cake of the Month

Brown butter pumpkin spice with cream cheese frosting and salted caramel.

Fall Features

Tart Belle Hélene, the classic french pear and chocolate dessert.


Spooky season is here and so are our adorably ghoulish cakes and treats.

Order a cake

We reccomend placing your order at least a week in advance to guarantee availability.

Make your celebration extra special with a Bittersweet Signature Celebration Cakes in your choice of our favorite flavors.

Explore our range of captivating flavors or browse our stunningly-decorated Designer Cakes

Or create your own personalized flavor combination with our new Build Your Own Cake feature. Vegan & gluten-free options available.

Browse and order cakes


We have a lovely selection of breakfast pastries, desserts, cookies and treats that can be ordered online – some with as little as one day notice. 

Pastries can also be ordered same-day from BittersweetTakeaway.com

Browse and Order Pastries

Custom Cakes

For your most spectacular celebrations, our design team is ready to create a stunning, one-of-a-kind cake.

Custom cakes require at least 2 weeks notice, but please note we are booking up quickly. To check if your desired date is still availalbe, please please fill out our Custom Cake Request form.

Please Note: At this time we are unable to take custom cake orders in the shop or over the phone.

Request a custom cake


2021 is almost completely booked up for weddings but we do have a selection of beautiful petite wedding cakes that can be quickly and easily ordered online.

If you are interested in a custom wedding cake and would like to check if your desired wedding date is availalbe, please fill out our Wedding Cake Inquiry Form.

Please Note: Due to current conditions, we are unable to offer in-person constulations or tastings. 

Inquire about weddings

Location & Hours

1114 west belmont avenue

chicago, illinois 60657

773 929 1100

Wednesday - Sunday 8am – 2pm