Hops and Props has reopened as Hops 2.0 at 335 2nd Ave. NE in downtown St. Petersburg, right next to Green Light Cinema.
The reopening comes after the bar and cafe moved from its original location at the St. Pete Pier next to the St. Pete Museum of History. For two years, Hops and Props said behind fencing while the pier underwent its big renovation. But in August 2020—just a month after construction finished up at the Pier—the bar and cafe shut down after receiving a letter saying its lease wouldn’t be renewed.
So now, Hops 2.0 lives just a mile away from the pier in the 3,500-square-foot space that used to belong to Pour Taproom, which closed back in September.
Hops is bigger this time around, featuring expanded seating, 24 taps (now manned by a bartender instead of the original self-pour by the ounce setup) and a menu filled with sandwiches, salads, hotdogs and even bar combos like meatloaf and mac and cheese. Don’t forget the daily happy hour from 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Hops 2.0 has been hosting live music and watch parties since its soft opening in June, too. Find all the latest by checking out @hops_and_props on Instagram.
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