I have had several excellent, top-notch deliveries from Ki and they are my first choice these days (I also really like Kiku but they are pretty far away and I feel guilty bringing them all the way over here). But budget is sometimes a major consideration. I am ok with second tier (less expensive) sushi as long as it is totally fresh. Less interesting? You get what you pay for and I'll sacrifice that when I need to save the bucks. But I want good food and good value.
So I'm looking at significant cost savings on the Kyoto menu and I'm wondering if I would regret an order there. And I'm fishing for other B-list options.
Any reports on these less-than-blue-ribbon (as it were) places for when good (instead of sublime) is good enough?