Question is simple, in the views module you can add a normal menu item. But when in the menu itself it can't be translated. Is there anyway to do this, or should I just add the menu item myself instead of letting the view do that?
After defining your menu item via views, you have to go back to the views list (/admin/structure/views). There is a "Translate" option under "Edit".
There, you can "Add" a translation, then choose your page display options and translate the menu item (applies for Drupal 8 only).
If the menu item is not showing up, clear the caches (e.g. cache rebuild using