# Milliliters to Tablespoons Converter

Enter the volume in milliliters below to get the value converted to tablespoons.

## Result in Tablespoons:

1 mL = 0.067628 tbsp
1 mL ≈ 1/16 tbsp

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## How to Convert Milliliters to Tablespoons

To convert a measurement in milliliters to a measurement in tablespoons, multiply the volume by the following conversion ratio: 0.067628 tablespoons/milliliter.

Since one milliliter is equal to 0.067628 tablespoons, you can use this simple formula to convert:

tablespoons = milliliters × 0.067628

The volume in tablespoons is equal to the volume in milliliters multiplied by 0.067628.

For example, here's how to convert 5 milliliters to tablespoons using the formula above.
tablespoons = (5 mL × 0.067628) = 0.33814 tbsp

## What Is a Milliliter?

The milliliter is a unit of volume equal to 1 cubic centimeter, 1/1,000 of a liter, or about 0.061 cubic inches.[1]

The milliliter is an SI unit of volume in the metric system. In the metric system, "milli" is the prefix for thousandths, or 10-3. A milliliter is sometimes also referred to as a millilitre. Milliliters can be abbreviated as mL, and are also sometimes abbreviated as ml or mℓ. For example, 1 milliliter can be written as 1 mL, 1 ml, or 1 mℓ.

Since one milliliter is equivalent to one cubic centimeter, milliliters are sometimes expressed using the abbreviation for a cubic centimeter (cc) for things such as medical dosages or engine displacements.

## What Is a Tablespoon?

A tablespoon is a unit of volume equal to three teaspoons or ½ fluid ounce.[2] One tablespoon is equal to 14.7868 milliliters, but for nutrition labeling, one tablespoon is rounded to 15 milliliters.[3]

The tablespoon is a US customary unit of volume. Tablespoons can be abbreviated as tbsp, and are also sometimes abbreviated as T, Tbls, or Tb. For example, 1 tablespoon can be written as 1 tbsp, 1 T, 1 Tbls, or 1 Tb.

## Milliliter to Tablespoon Conversion Table

Table showing various milliliter measurements converted to tablespoons.
Milliliters Tablespoons
1 mL 0.067628 tbsp
2 mL 0.135256 tbsp
3 mL 0.202884 tbsp
4 mL 0.270512 tbsp
5 mL 0.33814 tbsp
6 mL 0.405768 tbsp
7 mL 0.473396 tbsp
8 mL 0.541024 tbsp
9 mL 0.608652 tbsp
10 mL 0.67628 tbsp
11 mL 0.743908 tbsp
12 mL 0.811537 tbsp
13 mL 0.879165 tbsp
14 mL 0.946793 tbsp
15 mL 1.0144 tbsp
16 mL 1.082 tbsp
17 mL 1.1497 tbsp
18 mL 1.2173 tbsp
19 mL 1.2849 tbsp
20 mL 1.3526 tbsp
21 mL 1.4202 tbsp
22 mL 1.4878 tbsp
23 mL 1.5554 tbsp
24 mL 1.6231 tbsp
25 mL 1.6907 tbsp
26 mL 1.7583 tbsp
27 mL 1.826 tbsp
28 mL 1.8936 tbsp
29 mL 1.9612 tbsp
30 mL 2.0288 tbsp
31 mL 2.0965 tbsp
32 mL 2.1641 tbsp
33 mL 2.2317 tbsp
34 mL 2.2994 tbsp
35 mL 2.367 tbsp
36 mL 2.4346 tbsp
37 mL 2.5022 tbsp
38 mL 2.5699 tbsp
39 mL 2.6375 tbsp
40 mL 2.7051 tbsp

## References

1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices, Handbook 44 - 2019 Edition, https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/hb/2019/NIST.HB.44-2019.pdf
2. Merriam-Webster, tablespoon, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tablespoon
3. U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Guidance for Industry: Guidelines for Determining Metric Equivalents of Household Measures, https://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents/guidance-industry-guidelines-determining-metric-equivalents-household-measures