v3.19.2
Document and Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2019
Jul. 26, 2019
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Registrant Name CHUY'S HOLDINGS, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001524931  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-29  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   16,606,408
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes