Tucson - Vila Thai
The University location is closed, swapped for one on Congress/Stone that includes an open-air bar. They're on dry run until the first week of May. I stopped by and the set-up, cocktail and service were all fine, but I haven't tried the food.
I have never been, because my husband (who teaches at the university and has tried most of the places on University blvd) refuses to go again - I guess what you've heard about the horrible service (both the staff and the manager, in my husband's case) is true. With the heat wave (or is it here to stay?) no AC might be a deal breaker as well.
Do you have a favorite Thai place in town? I've tried Bai Thong, Bangkok Cafe and Karuna's Thai (which I liked, but would certainly categorize as a dive), but would love other recommendations.
2511 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716
4853 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85712
Karuna's Thai Plate
1917 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719