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Our Latest Reviews

Tarynhc 9 days ago


Love, love, love the cortado! Smooth, bold and slightly sweet. Perfect way to start a day. You also can't go wrong with the food, a delicious menu all around. A family favorite for sure.

Mawi7175 12 days ago

Fresh Baked Cookies

One of my favorite places to study and get work done. Great coffee and great pastries. Would definitely recommend!

Marissa about 2 months ago


Crisp and soft inside. Flavors a just strong enough. This mix of flavors is amazing. Wonderful creation!

Aboveidaho 2 months ago


Best latte in Louisville by far! This place is amazing. Lots of extra seating and excellent customer service!

Kate 3 months ago

Yerba Máte

Today was the 2nd time I have met someone at Bittersweet Cafe and Confections for a business meeting. I really love this place! Great staff, love the coffee and drinks and today I ordered a to-go Balsamic salad for afterward before my next appointment. The salad was lovely and the iced Yerba Mate I ordered for the meeting was perfect. Not sure of the tea brand they use, but it was light and crisp. I recommend this place. The outdoor seating is very enjoyable. A great place to meet people in a central location for the area.

Alexander 3 months ago

Fresh Baked Cookies

Slightly obsessed with Bittersweet! I went in one day and ordered a simple decaf mocha and chocolate covered sugar cookie. Then I proceeded to repeat for the next 5 days straight! So good! The coffee is so smooth and it doesn't matter who makes it it's always consistently amazing and perfect. The baked good are wonderful! I love to support local and I've been supporting Moxie (who is also amazing don't get me wrong) but honestly Bittersweet is my #1. I like the coffee better (hotter and less wait) and no line. I think Bittersweet is a hidden gem that people forget about! Always a place to sit, great lunches too. But seriously, get in here!

Dean 4 months ago


Simply scrumptious! It is a veggie sandwich I will dream out! All the flavors blend together and are served on delicious toasted bread. I opted for a side salad instead of chips. The salad was fresh and crisp. My husband had the chicken pesto sandwich and he loved it, too.

Jenology1 4 months ago


my FAVORITE breakfast bagel of all time! Definitely on the spicier side for some but thats the best part! overall bittersweet is delicious

Bonnie 5 months ago


Bittersweet is a longtime favorite, not only for their consistently flavorful and creative food offerings like the Smokin sandwich, their salads, baked goods, beverages, etc. but also because of the lovely and relaxing atmposhere that makes me feel like I'm in a cozy, comfortable home. Hope to be there again soon :)

Stephen 6 months ago


Yes! This sandwich is amazing, granted all the food is pretty good. But the house made ciabatta>>

Diana 7 months ago


So Good! Perfect combo of crisp exterior and soft interior crumb. Blueberry is best but the others run close. My favorite in the greater Boulder area.

Ercecchett 8 months ago


This was the most rich, delicious cinnamon roll I've ever had! Definitely enough for two people :) Love this little shop, all the employees are great and food is always 10/10

Sschutte 9 months ago

Bhakti Chai

I really enjoy the cute Bittersweet cafe atmosphere! The space is nice and quiet so I can get my work done while at the same time it's a cozy space that I can meet with friends and catch up. The staff is always super friendly and is willing to replace a drink if it completely spills! (Speaking from experience)

Mariah 9 months ago


Definitely try! I got the bbq on the side (so I could add the amount I wanted) and it was great.

Mariah 9 months ago


They make them a good size for your money. YUM!

Joyousjessa 11 months ago


I tried the Matcha latte. It was the first time I had been there and I was really impressed. Definitely going back.

Msjenjsp about 1 year ago


This is my absolute favorite dish! It reminds me of a homecooked comfort meal that I can get for a reasonable price. I love to get it on those really cold days that can sometimes feel endless.

Schuster about 1 year ago


Hands down the best burrito I have ever had. I've had a lot of burritos in my day and this has surpassed every single one. It is fresh and has amazing flavor. Not to mention, it is packed for the price. The only bad thing is how close it is to my house! I want to get one everyday now.

Julie about 1 year ago


Bittersweet has great food, coffee, and service! Great spot in Old Town.

Jennicrume about 1 year ago


I've had their food many times before and this burrito was no exception to their normal excellence! I LOVE their daily made patisserie and their food always tastes fresh. They have my favorite latte in town and it's always consistent and tasty. Lines can get long at times, but I've always planned around late-start Wednesdays and it's definitely worth the wait every time. They have a wonderful laid back vibe that really adds to this town.

Megankitts123 11 days ago


This sandwich was the perfect level of savory and veggie. The bread was think and a great support for all the veggies, and the goat cheese was the ideal tang to wake up all the flavors. I highly recommend!

Beingscott 16 days ago


I was given a Bittersweet gift card from a client. She told me that I would love going there. She was 100% correct. I'll add another 10% for her tip. My compliments to the chef, my food was very tasty and perfectly prepared. I ordered a plain cup of joe and it complimented my taste buds as well. Jeff Scott Sat morning/November 14

Ariches 2 months ago


I ordered a handful of breakfast burritos + coffee for an event my company was hosting at a nearby housing development. I cannot say enough how much I personally, and our group, loved the food and coffee. The flavors were amazing and everything was ready for me to pick up ahead of schedule - the whole experience was really wonderful, could not recommend Bittersweet enough!

Goose 2 months ago


This place is perfect for breakfast or lunch and has a GREAT menu! Atmosphere is nice with plenty of outdoor seating!

Kate 3 months ago


Loved this salad. I ordered it to go to eat between meetings. It was just what I needed. The chicken and creamy goat cheese went so nicely with the greens and I lightly drizzled the balsamic over the salad so the flavors were not overtaken. Very nice!

Molly 4 months ago


I've moved from Wisconsin to Colorado a few months ago and have been searching for this hidden gem. Im so happy I finally found it! I ordered a almond milk latte and I can not rave about this espresso enough! It is divine. Just love! ❤️☕️

Guest 4 months ago


The best breakfast sandwich I've ever had.

Tifftiffy316 5 months ago


This is my go-to breakfast item here. It's delicious and healthy. I like to add hot sauce to it. Pair it with a latte and my day is set. Highly recommend!

Grahamgarvin 5 months ago


Bittersweet is my favorite restaurant in old town. Charming atmosphere, reasonable prices and delicious food!!!

Mpreed01 7 months ago


This is the best salad ever. Great for lunch and perfect for a healthy meal! A go to for me during a hot summer day and delicious as well!

Devin 8 months ago


The breakfast burrito is so delicious and never ceases to wake me up in the morning along with their Lattes.

Tim 8 months ago


The brisket is the best. Have had it several times. Tender and cooked consistently. But Bittersweet itself is the experience. Staff are so nice. Great atmosphere. Louisville would not be same without it. This is an anchor in town.

Marcgcoty 9 months ago


My wife and I walked to downtown Louisville and enjoyed some delicious coffee drinks alongside tasty breakfast burritos at Bittersweet! We would definitely recommend!

Mariah 9 months ago



Kipmccauley 10 months ago


Great atmosphere and good food. Recommend it!

Britberry8 12 months ago


I love the turkey club sandwich here, one of my go tos at lunch! Always fresh tasting on a warm delicious baguette and very filling. I always look forward to grabbing food, coffee and treats at Bittersweet!

Kwhittenbarger about 1 year ago


Always a welcoming experience at Bittersweet. The staff and owners are great folks. The food is solid and baked goods are amazing!

Airmacnair about 1 year ago


You gonna have to ROLL me on home after that thing, but hot damn are they good! These rolls are a staple in my 5,000 cal/day diet! RIP Weight Watchers...

Rjwirth65 about 1 year ago


I had the Veg Out on toasted ciabatta bread and it was positively divine. Warm and toasty with a touch of velvety soft goat cheese in every bite. Toasty bits of ciabatta mingled with pesto to cradle tender artichoke hearts and smokey roasted red peppers. A surprise of sun-dried tomatoes made their debut with just the right amount of chewiness and tang. I love coming here to set my mind right and frequently make the 30 minute drive to this warm, inviting sanctuary. The coffee and friendly service never disappoints.

Dhiney about 1 year ago


The balsamic chicken salad is one of my favorites at Bittersweet. Although everything I have tried here is more than delicious, this one takes the cake for me!! I definitely recommend trying this when you come here for lunch, it comes with the best baked bread, too!


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