WELCOME to Bittersweet

Chicago's Premier Patisserie

Bittersweet is open for pickup, delivery and dine-in


Ordering Guidelines


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.

Cafe menu items & pastries can also be ordered same-day from BittersweetTakeaway.com

Browse and Order pastries
Celebration Cakes

Our Signature Celebration Cakes are available to order online with as little as two days notice.

Explore our range of captivating flavors or browse our stunningly-decorated Designer Cakes – availalbe with just five days notice.

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

Browse and order Cakes
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.

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.

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

Inquire about weddings

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Cafe Menu

Dine-in returns Wednesday, May 19th.

Breakfast Breads

A beautiful assortment of bread and pastries for breakfast or brunch.

AT Home Menu

A selection of items that are great to take home and enjoy over a few days.


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.


Chef-created combinations of cake, filling and finish, including a personalized inscription and one of our best-loved decorations.

Cookies & Treats

Our favorites to brighten your day! choose from cookies, bars, brownies & more!

Signature Cakes

The perfect cake to make any celebration extra-special!

Order with at least 2 days notice or give us a call at 773-929-1100 to see what's available today!

Designer Cakes

Bittersweet's thoughtful collection of simple, beautiful designs, ready to take your celebration to the next level.

Order with at least 3 days notice

Custom Cakes

For the most spectacular celebrations, let our design team create a stunning one-of-a-kind cake. Custom cakes require at least 2 weeks notice. To begin the custom cake order process, please fill out our Custom Cake Request form.

Location & Hours

1114 west belmont avenue

chicago, illinois 60657

773 929 1100

Wednesday - Sunday 8am – 2pm