I would definitely include Nozawa somewhere in there for sheer deliciousness -- and I actually kind of appreciate its anti-ambiance. Another two I don't see on the list but am quite partial to are Wa Sushi-bistro for innovative sushi that stays true to the essential yumminess of sushi. And Hirozen for consistently turning out tastey low-key sushi and having a nice, economical lunch special.
Must admit I've had some good meals at Katsu-ya -- but the service/attitude can be so dreadful I kind of hate them.
This comes up all the time
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