In terms of merely getting a cup of coffee and sitting outdoors, there are much easier places to do this than at than Blue Willow. At Raging Sage, you don't have to meander through a gift shop. At Starbucks, there usually isn't a problem finding a parking space. But this is how cool the outdoor seating is at Blue Willow: Despite the waits and the walks, it's still the favorite of Tucsonans.
2. Raging Sage, 2458 N. Campbell Ave.
3. Starbucks, Various locations