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Document and Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 25, 2017
Jul. 28, 2017
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name CHUY'S HOLDINGS, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001524931  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jun. 25, 2017  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   16,905,623
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