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Brew River

Salisbury, Maryland

History of Brew River

Brew River was opened in the spring of 2000 by Frank Hanna Sr. He has been in the restaurant business on the Eastern Shore since 1974 with various locations in Salisbury and Ocean City, MD and Wilmington and Fenwick Island, DE. The family-owned company currently operate two restaurants, which include Brew River and their Fenwick Island location, Harpoon Hanna's Restaurant & Bar. Since its opening, Brew River has established itself as a unique, multifaceted business specializing in quality food service and dining, renowned banquet capabilities and an unequivocal nightlife with daily live entertainment.

Now a staple on the Delmarva Peninsula, Brew River has survived an infusion of chain restaurants to the area and has adjusted quickly to constant industry changes and demands by maintaining consistency of product and service as well as reinvesting in the business when called for.
In the last eight years, Brew River has added an additional dining room to facilitate larger banquets bringing the private function capacity to approximately 300 people. The waterfront outdoor Dock Bar was also constructed, providing Salisbury with its only outdoor bar and nightclub. As well as their new outside veranda with fire pits overlooking the river, this is most likely Brew River's most well-known attribute, drawing patrons from Pennsylvania to Virginia, and a can't miss pit-stop on the way to Ocean City, MD. In the spring of 2008, an additional bar was added as a showcase to an overall makeover to the outside area, creating more intimate seating and better ambiance.

The captivating sunsets overlooking the Port of Salisbury Marina and the Wicomico river will leave you yearning for more.


We do it all! Birthday parties, family reunions, employee holiday parties, cocktail parties in the one of our 3 bars, group tours, wedding receptions, Corporate Events and much more. Are you worried you have too many friends or family? Don't be, we can accommodate parties from 10- 300 people at a time.

Each party is personalized to meet your satisfaction. Choose from a more elegant "plated" dinner or relax and socialize as you pick and choose from the buffet.

Want to dance and drink? Throw a cocktail party in our bar. We can schedule a DJ or you can bring your own.

A buffet line of hors-d'oeuvres can be chosen with an array of casual options to the more elegant. We can customize to fit your needs.

Feel free to stop and have our Director of Events, Leigh Hanna, show you the numerous options and areas to have at your special occasion, whether big or small. Don't forget to Check out our new outdoor veranda overlooking the river.

If you are looking for a place for a large gathering, Brew River is where you want to be!

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Contact Person Events Manager
Website Brew River
Address 502 Main Street, Salisbury, 21801
Is your facility handicapped accessible Yes
Is kosher catering available Yes
Is outside kosher catering permitted? No
Is the facility indoor only, outdoor only, or both? Indoor and Outdoor
Does your facility have guest rooms No
Does your facility have air conditioning Yes
Maximum capacity with dancing 300
Maximum capacity without dancing 300