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121 West Fayette St., Syracuse, NY
(315)474-WINE(9463)
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
What a treat!!

Got back to our hotel after an early dinner elsewhere. Saw this place was only a block down the street so we decided to get some dessert, based on great TA reviews. This place DID NOT DISAPPOINT!!😎 Death by Chocolate - wow! Cookie sundae - wow! Creme brûlée- wow! Nice little wine list - coffee... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Nagletrips
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Got back to our hotel after an early dinner elsewhere. Saw this place was only a block down the street so we decided to get some dessert, based on great TA reviews. This place DID NOT DISAPPOINT!!😎 Death by Chocolate - wow! Cookie sundae - wow! Creme brûlée- wow! Nice little wine list - coffee- even hot chocolate for the... More 

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Syracuse, NY
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56 reviews 56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

After having dinner at a popular restaurant in Armory Square we decided to try Bittersweet after hearing such wonderful reviews. We weren't disappointed. The server was very friendly and the desserts were delectable. I would recommend this nice place.

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Syracuse, New York, USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Lunch here with coworkers. The Panini's were outstanding but wow the desserts were awesome! We'll be back.

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New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My boyfriend and I went here for a late dinner and had a fabulous time. The room had dimmed lights and it was very cozy. Nothing fancy, so don't go here if you're looking for fine dining. The food tasted great, and their desserts even better! I thought it was a great place to go for a date and cant... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We visited Bittersweet after dining in armory square tonight. We were lucky to find nearby on street parking. The interior is warm and cozy on this frigid January night.soft music was not intrusive . There are a number of tables along the wall and a long bar . There were a couple of couples , one party of 8 and... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Limited food options but terrific desserts and wines. Liked the wine options - can order wine as a tasting (2 oz), glass (5oz), or bottle.

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Hoosick
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Overall the food experience while in Syracuse has been disappointing, so last night when we came across Bittersweet while walking after an "okay" dinner we had a fabulous experience! The Flourless Chocolate Cake was hands down the best I've ever had. Creamy, light, smooth, rich chocolate cake melting in the mouth, served with an airy whipped cream and strawberries lightly... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Bittersweet is a tiny place that's hard to find, though it's just half a block off Salina, the main street, downtown Syracuse. I like the classy wine-bar interior and the wall decor--photos of their desserts, "posed" at various local places. The desserts are beautiful, beautifully presented, and big. They don't have a lot of flavor, however. I've tried the Tiramisu,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

For a wine bar, the selection was a bit pedestrian. And being a wine and dessert bar they should focus more on having wines pair better with the desserts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

A gem. Perfect hangout with or without dinner. Classy, comfortable and one of the beast value restaurants I've ever visited. A+

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 121 West Fayette St., Syracuse, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: (315)474-WINE(9463)

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert

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