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Wait, there is a catch. You had to have filled out a voucher request by June 4 to get your piece of the appetizer booty. Your credit for this extra digit: $9. An estimated 12,000 people will be getting the vouchers.
Darden Restaurants operates nearly 700 Olive Garden locations. If you want to have a look at an Olive Garden menu to preselect your appetizer, go here and punch in your zip code.
As part of the settlement of a class action law suit over Olive Garden exposing too many numbers of credit cards on receipts, the company must give out coupons for free appetizers to almost 12,000 customers. Click through for more free stuff that you can get!