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Wednesday - Sunday, 8am - 2pm

Closed Monday and Tuesday

Preorder online

With at least two days notice, you can preorder from a selection of cakes and pastries for pickup or deliver. Or stop by to see what we have in store.

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August Cake of the Month

Our Dreamsicle Mini Cake is the perfect summer treat!

Peach Ginger Scones

By popular demand, our peach ginger scone is back for the season!

Celebrate with Cake!

Welcome to Bittersweet's collection of Signature Cakes.

These chef-crafted flavors are perfectly balanced in taste, texture and design to be the highlight of your celebration.

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

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

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The Cafe

See what's in store today! Check out our same-day ordering page for cafe menu items and more.

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Breakfast Breads

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

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Signature Desserts

Browse our selection of seasonal desserts.

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Work at bittersweet

We're hiring associates at all levels.

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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 book up quickly.

To check if your desired date is still available, please please fill out our Custom Cake Request form.

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Bittersweet has been making dream wedding cakes for 30 years and we can't wait to make yours!

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

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Location & Hours

1114 west belmont avenue

chicago, illinois 60657

773 929 1100

Wednesday - Sunday 8am – 2pm