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Bittersweet Pastry Shop - Classic desserts & custom cakes

Add happiness to each day with fine pastry, custom cakes and comforting, savory fare. Made by hand, from scratch, with love.

Congrats Class of 2019!

Great acheivement deserves great cake! Special treats and custom designs for your graduate.

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SIGNATURE CAKES

Bittersweet’s Signature Cakes feature our chef-created combinations of cake, filling and finish for the perfect flavor and texture. Signature cakes include a personalized inscription and one of our best-loved decorations for a cake that looks as wonderful as it tastes.  

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SIGNATURE DESSERTS

For a dinner party or to celebrate every day, choose from our selection of classic desserts created by award-winning pastry chef Judy Contino and chef Mindy Gohr.

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Custom Cakes

Your celebration deserves a spectacular cake that tastes just as wonderful as it looks. 

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Weddings

Learn more about what makes a Bittersweet wedding cake so special (hint: it's the incredibly delicious taste)

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Events & Features

MAY CAKE OF THE MONTH

Marvelous Marble Cake

Marble cake, layered with dark chocolate mousse and vanilla bean creme brulée custard, finished with vanilla buttercream and a chocolate drip glaze

Cubs Baseball Cookies

It's Cubs season! Stop by on your way to Wrigley for our signature Cubs Baseball cookie!

Cafe Features

Quiche

Quiche Lorraine or Potato Cheddar

Soup of the Day

Tuesday: Carrot Dill

Wednesday: Tomato Herb

Thursday: Potato Leek Sauerkraut

Friday: Corn Chowder

Saturday: Mushroom Thyme

Sunday: Potato Artichoke

Sandwiches

Parisian Baguette Thinly sliced ham and gruyere with cornichons, hard boiled eggs, salted butter and Dijon mustard

Fresh Mozzarella Panini Balsamic roasted plum tomatoes and walnut basil pesto on housemade rosemary focaccia

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Location & Hours

1114 west belmont avenue

chicago, illinois 60657

773 929 1100

Tuesday - Friday 7am – 7pm

Saturday 8am – 7pm 

Sunday 8am – 6pm

Monday closed

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