Main Street Grill

Main Street Grill

Family-friendly, delicious food, great service, and exceptional value. That’s what makes Main Street Grill the best dining experience you can have in all of Calera County. Established in 2001, Main Street Grill has risen to the top of the charts – and for good reason. Come see what makes us Riverdale’s #1 4-star restaurant.

Open Noon-Midnight, every day.

Jumping Beans

Jumping Beans

Need a pick-me-up? Swing by Jumping Beans, Riverdale’s #1-voted coffee and pastry shop. Located on Reed Street, just blocks from the RPD 5th Precinct station, Jumping Beans is a convenient stop for all your caffeine and sweet-tooth needs. Stop in today!

Open Mon-Sat: 5:00 am – 8:00 pm

Riverside University

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Riverside University, voted in the top 200 public Universities in the nation, offers 18 Doctoral, 42 Masters, 140 Bachelors and 50 Associates degrees across ten colleges. Ranging from visual and performance arts, STEM, business, natural sciences, criminal justice and much more, there is sure to be a degree to suit your needs. Come see why our faculty and staff have earned nationwide recognition as caring, compassionate and dedicated to helping our students achieve and excel.

Conveniently located near downtown, close to the RiverWalk and minutes from the city center, Riverside University is at the heart of thriving, something-for-everyone community. Beaches less than thirty minutes away make for fun and relaxing weekends and offer a nice – occasional – break from studying.



Home of the Riverside University Ospreys!

Riverside University Ospreys

The Ospreys, Riverside’s 5-time Championship winning basketball team, first took to the court in 1963. Pro baseball player Paul O’Dwyer led the Ospreys to the top of the division four years in a row before graduating in 1995.

Go Ospreys!


Surfside Cafe

Surfside Cafe

Good food, good company.

Surfside Cafe offers a wide variety of cuisine choices from comfort foods such as grits, country-fried steak, mashed potatoes and country gravy, and sweet potato pie to diner classics like burgers and fries and milkshakes to locally sourced seafood and steaks. Of course, we also offer a large selection of veggies and fruit to make your mamma proud. No dessert unless your plate is clean! (Just kidding.)

Come in and see us sometime! 

Open 24-hours, 7 days a week. Adjusted holiday hours posted onsite as needed.


Riverdale Police Department – 5th Precinct

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Patrol Division. Major Crimes Division. Cybercrime Division. Special Victims Division. Narcotics, Gangs and Vice Division. The RPD has a specialist division for every need. 

Founded in 1947, the 5th Precinct has kept the areas of James Park, University Acres, and the RiverWalk safe for generations to enjoy. 

The Men and Women in Blue of the 5th Precinct are some of Riverdale’s finest officers and detectives, and they are dedicated to serving and protecting you.