Benson Hill & Cascade

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Ample parks and lively flavors

The friendly Benson Hill/Cascade neighborhood is rich in parks and outdoor play for all ages. You’ll find meandering trails, wooded escapes, and plenty of recreation, including miles of forested mountain bike trails. 

The great indoors also calls. Check out the local flavors at bustling neighborhood restaurants and watering holes, including a classic sports haven and a craft beer bar offering a sizeable selection of local brews, cider and root beer.  


Card game at Wizard's Keep Games in Renton, Washington.

Shops, Restaurants and Experiences in the 

Benson Hill/Cascade Neighborhood:

The Brewmaster’s Taproom

This kid and canine-friendly locale offers an expansive tap list and bottle selection that celebrate the region and beyond. Pick up a growler, or check out the taproom’s beer-themed bakery with granola, grain breads and beer-infused caramels.

Mekenie Pampangga’s Special

Discover Filipino family recipes passed down through generations. Sizzling Sisig (chopped pork and liver with a lemon seasoning served on a sizzling plate) and Lechon Kawali (deep-fried pork belly with a side of Mang Tomas sauce) keep locals coming back for more.

Wizard’s Keep Games

With a mission to build community through the power of games, this hidden gem is a haven for players. You’ll find Magic the Gathering, Pokémon, Warhammer Fantasy, 40k and more, along with a variety of board games.

5 Hermanos

A family-owned Mexican restaurant offering authentic dishes with fresh ingredients. Be sure to try the pollo en mole, burritos, or tacos pastor.

King Kleaning & Dye

Your carpets may need a good cleaning if you’ve been spending more time at home. King Kleaning has been the local choice for carpet care since 1976, and offers excellent customer service in cleaning, repairs, and installation.

Mi Casa Market

Feel right at home in this quaint neighborhood grocery store filled to the brim with your favorite productos latinos! Whether you’re looking for freshly made tamales on the weekend, quality butcher meats, or Mexican breads, you’ll be sure to leave Mi Casa Market with everything on your list—and then some!

Golden Wok

When you need comfort food, the Golden Wok Chinese restaurant serves heaping portions of all the favorites. General Tso’s chicken, Mongolian beef and the house fried rice are especially popular picks. 


From infant instruction to adult aquatics, Waterbabies offers a full spectrum of swimming instruction. For the littlest guppies, instructors take a gentle, child-centered approach with a focus on play. For older kids and adults, it’s all about skills, safety and confidence.

Christie’s Catering

A boutique catering company offering specialized custom goods and services. In business for over 35 years, the experience and knowledge offered by Christie’s Catering is unparalleled. You can expect a calm, well-organized presence on your special day, and be able to relax with family and friends.

El Gallita Mexican Food Truck

Nothing beats a food truck when you’re looking for filling food on the go. Plan for a memorable, fresh, and hot meal of shrimp or carnitas tacos at El Gallito when you’re in the Benson Hill neighborhood.

Pho World

An affordable option for heaping servings of hot Pho, conveniently located by Fred Meyer. Stop by to fuel up before or after your grocery shopping.

Spoonfed Training

SpoonFed Training offers a safe and effective way for women and men to achieve their fitness goals in a friendly, non-intimidating environment. No matter what you are hoping to achieve, SFT trainers will work with you to maximize your results. Now offering virtual classes and training.

While You’re Here. Load up the bike rack and hone your skills on the 4.5-miles of Tapeworm mountain bike trails. Accessible year-round, this old-school technical single track offers tight, rooty turns and punchy climbs, along with bike jumps and other wooden features.

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