12/09/2010 AT 11:45 AM EST
took a night off from filming The Lucky Ones
to grab dinner with a male pal in New Orleans. The pair visited Morton's the Steakhouse, where they split an ocean platter and dined on Porterhouse steaks and grilled asparagus. "They were discussing how much they enjoyed being in New Orleans, and seemed to be in great spirits," an onlooker tells PEOPLE.