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Bittersweet

121 West Fayette St., Syracuse, NY
(315)474-WINE(9463)
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Syracuse, New York
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111 reviews 111 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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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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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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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
28 helpful votes 28 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
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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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Long Island, NY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

This is a winner! What a cool place. Great food, great desserts, and hot delicious coffee. The servers were friendly, immediately attentive, bringing bottle of water, extra salad dressing. Even the music was great. We were in town for 1 night and asked our hotel for a recommendation for my birthday -this was perfect. It seems popular with locals as... More 

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Liverpool, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

My husband and I dropped in here for something different. The staff was so friendly, sat at the bar with wine, fantastic selection. The we split a Panini, because we needed to save room for dessert. I had the warmed banana bread with ice cream, so yummy. He had strawberry shortcake delicious. Will definetly go again!

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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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