Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2023
Feb. 26, 2024
Jul. 09, 2023
Cover [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2023    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 001-34851    
Entity Registrant Name RED ROBIN GOURMET BURGERS, INC.    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Tax Identification Number 84-1573084    
Entity Address, Address Line One 10000 E. Geddes Avenue, Suite 500    
Entity Address, City or Town Englewood    
Entity Address, State or Province CO    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 80112    
City Area Code 303    
Local Phone Number 846-6000    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.001 par value    
Trading Symbol RRGB    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business false    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag true    
Document Financial Statement Error Correction [Flag] true    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 216.6
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   15,541,468  
Documents Incorporated by Reference Certain information required for Items 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 of Part III of this Annual Report on Form 10-K is incorporated by reference to the registrant's definitive proxy statement for the 2024 annual meeting of stockholders, which will be filed within 120 days of December 31, 2023 (the "2024 Proxy Statement").    
Entity Central Index Key 0001171759    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2023    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Financial Statement Restatement Recovery Analysis [Flag] false