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Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 27, 2015
Feb. 29, 2016
Jun. 26, 2015
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name CHUY'S HOLDINGS, INC.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001524931    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-27    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 27, 2015    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 426,000
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   16,493,047