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121 West Fayette St., Syracuse, NY
(315)474-WINE(9463)
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Ranked #23 of 608 Restaurants in Syracuse
Cuisines: Dessert
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Montgomery, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

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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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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123 reviews 123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Topeka, Kansas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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saratoga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

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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Syracuse, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This little place is easy to look past, but please do not! I am not a wine drinker, but always wanting to try. This place was perfect. You can order 2 oz glasses for an extremely reasonable price. I was planning to do that, until my server gave me a sample of the Cavit Moscoto. WOW never had a wine... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

I was told that they had the best cakes in the area, so I stopped by for a few pieces to bring home. Both cakes were extremely dry and lacked any flavor. I would avoid this place.

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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I went here in the winter with some friends for dessert and wine. It was warm, cozy, dimly lit and busy inside. We sat at the wine bar and all ordered a different dessert and glass of wine. I had the tiramisu, which wasn't made with ladyfingers per usual but it was still pretty tasty! The prices by the glass... More 

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

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