Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


Cover - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 27, 2020
Apr. 12, 2021
Jun. 26, 2020
Cover [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K/A    
Amendment Flag true    
Amendment Description Amendment No. 1    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Dec. 27, 2020    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 001-35603    
Entity Registrant Name CHUY’S HOLDINGS, INC.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001524931    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Tax Identification Number 20-5717694    
Entity Address, Address Line One 1623 Toomey Rd.    
Entity Address, City or Town Austin    
Entity Address, State or Province TX    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 78704    
City Area Code (512)    
Local Phone Number 473-2783    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share    
Trading Symbol CHUY    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 264
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   19,946,059  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-27