Baystar Restaurant Group is the parent company of 10 Pinellas County restaurants; Salt Rock Grill, Island Way Grill, Rumba Island Bar & Grill , Seaweed Steaks Seafood & Sushi, Salt Rock Tavern, Marina Cantina, Salt Cracker Fish Camp, Poke Havana and Roundabout Pizza. Led by Frank Chivas, Baystar aims to provide both a delicious experience and an excellent value. Baystar restaurants have a warm tropical feel, and feature menus dominated by fresh seafood, much of which is provided by Chivas' own fleet of dayboats. This source of fresh local seafood combined with creative chefs has established a strong reputation for Baystar’s restaurants as excellent dining destinations within the Tampa Bay area.
It is the love, support and healthy appetite of the people in our community that make Baystar successful! We believe that success doesn't result from what you get, but from what you give. Baystar Restaurant Group proudly supports many local charities such as:
- Chi Chi Rodriguez Academy
- Clearwater for Youth
- Clearwater Community Sailing Center
- Clearwater Marine Aquarium
- Pinellas Education Foundation
- and More!
Frank Chivas has been a restaurateur in Pinellas County for over fifty years. Baystar Restaurant Group was founded in 1997 when Frank and the late Chef Tom Prichard opened Salt Rock Grill. The company has grown tremendously and so has the Baystar Team. It is with Frank's leadership, the freshest seafood & steak around and being surrounded by an outstanding staff, that makes Baystar successful.