I have a choice field in my list. I can get it values using server object model by following way

List<string> fieldList;

SPList spList = spWeb.Lists[listName];

SPFieldChoice field = (SPFieldChoice)spList.Fields[fieldName];

fieldList = new List<string>();

foreach (string str in field.Choices){


Now I need it badly using rest api. Is it possible using rest api?


I have solved my problem following way

        url: "host url"+"_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('List Name')/fields?$filter=EntityPropertyName eq 'Choice Field Name'",
        type: "GET",
        headers: {
            "accept": "application/json;odata=verbose",
        success: function (data) {
        error: function (error) {

  • What is EntityPropertyName here? – Dheeraj Oct 16 '17 at 10:49
  • 1
    That is part of the filter. Substitute your field name for 'Choice Field Name'. For example, if your field is Category, your code would read ?$filter=EntityPropertyName eq 'Category'. – CigarDoug Oct 16 '17 at 17:40

Below is the code for retrieving choices of choice field

function getFieldChoices(fieldName, listName) {
var dfd = $.Deferred();
hostweburl = decodeURIComponent(getQueryStringParameter('SPHostUrl'));
appweburl = decodeURIComponent(getQueryStringParameter('SPAppWebUrl'));

var urlTemplate = appweburl + "/_api/SP.AppContextSite(@target)/web/lists/getbytitle('#mylist')/fields?@target='" + hostweburl + "'&$select=Choices&$filter=Title eq  '#myfield'";
var url = urlTemplate.replace("#mylist", listName).replace("#myfield", fieldName);

    headers: { "Accept": "application/json;odata=verbose" },
    contentType: 'application/json',
    url: url,
    success: function (data) {
        var result = data.d.results[0].Choices.results;
        var i = result.length;
    error: function (err) {
return dfd;


Source http://sharepointfieldnotes.blogspot.in/2013/10/sharepoint-2013-rest-code-tips.html

Hope it helps.

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